End Goals: LCMS Youth Ministry

End Goals is the podcast of LCMS Youth Ministry in the Office of National Mission. LCMS Youth Ministry Staff discuss practices for healthy youth ministry and interview practitioners who provide insight for experienced and new youth leaders.

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LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – 2019 Gathering Look Back

The LCMS Youth Ministry staff is taking this chance to reflect back on how God worked through the event and what impacts are still felt today. 

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Youth Ministry Starter Pack – Engaging and Supporter Young Leaders

Mark and Julianna talk about how you can engage and support young leaders in your youth ministry and the church.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Youth Ministry Starter Pack – Developing Congregational Support

Mark and Julianna talk with Dr. Debbie Arfsten about how to develop congregational support for youth ministry.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Youth Ministry Starter Pack – Social Media

Mark and Julianna are joined by Meredith Whitefield to talk about how your youth ministry can healthfully engage and share the Gospel youth and parents on social media.  

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Youth Ministry Starter Pack – Mental Health

Mark and Julianna are joined by Deaconess Tiffany Manor to talk about supporting the mental health of youth in your congregation and community.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Youth Ministry Starter Pack – Fundraising

Mark and Julianna talk about how fundraising can be done wisely and benefit not just your youth ministry, but your congregation and community as well.  

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Youth Ministry Starter Pack – Using Large Events for Ongoing Ministry

Mark, Julianna and Rev. Derek Broten discuss how large events like servant events, district events or the LCMS Youth Gathering can have a long-term positive effect on your youth ministry.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Youth Ministry Starter Pack – Safety and Risk Management

Mark and Julianna talk with DCE Jim Lohman about how you can manage risk and keep your youth and adults safe in youth ministry.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Youth Ministry Starter Pack – Supportive Adults for Youth Ministry

Mark and Julianna talk about how you can engage and foster healthy supportive adults to serve as volunteers in your youth ministry.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Talking about Racism with your Youth with Pastor Gerard Bolling

Mark and Julianna talk with Pastor Gerard Bolling about how we can engage with young people around issues of race, racism, our life in the church, and in our society.